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I have to believe something is going on out there. (LOL!)

Three months into my great KEO pedal experiment, I have as of this morning broken the tongue off THREE (3) KEO cleats.

In 20 years of riding Look red deltas, I never broke even ONE cleat.

Am I the only one being tormented this way? Or are KEO cleats badly designed/manufactured?
 

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It's such an automatic thing I have no idea. You're suggesting that prominent lip could be stressed if you unclip heel down, and is so fragile it might break? Maybe, but man that would be a crap design.

Amsmoore said:
I use em. I think that the front lip could be broken, but not in normal riding.

How do you stop? Unclip, toe down? or unclip, heel down?
 

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I did have one break about a week into it's life span. Examined the cleat and there was an internal void in the plastic so I chalked it up to an isolated manufacturers defect. 2 years later and I haven't had any problems since then so maybe there was a bad batch floating around.

Are the cleats you broke of recent manufacture or are they older ones?
 

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OES said:
It's such an automatic thing I have no idea. You're suggesting that prominent lip could be stressed if you unclip heel down, and is so fragile it might break? Maybe, but man that would be a crap design.
Nope. The front lip could be being stressed if when you unclip, you place your foot on the ground toe down. I did it the first week I owned the Looks, and I had to consciously stop myself.
 

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Amsmoore said:
Nope. The front lip could be being stressed if when you unclip, you place your foot on the ground toe down. I did it the first week I owned the Looks, and I had to consciously stop myself.
Well, that's certainly a thought.
 
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